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The Lithuanian foreign Ministry summoned the representative of the Russian Embassy

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned on Thursday the representative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in addressing the State Duma the bill which withdraws the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and its secret protocols, according to the website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.